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Moss has season-high 26; Murray St tops SE Missouri, 78-72

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) Jeffery Moss knocked down seven 3-point shots and scored a season-high 26 points to help lead Murray State to a 78-72 Ohio Valley Conference win over Southeast Missouri State on Thursday night. The Racers bounced back from a loss to UT-Martin by shooting efficiently from the field, connecting on 30 of 52 shots (57.7 percent), including 12 of 27 from 3...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Seymour with late 3 as Murray St. downs E. Kentucky 75-71

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) Justin Seymour hit a late 3-pointer and Murray State held on for a 75-71 win over Eastern Kentucky on Wednesday night. Murray State trailed 71-70 when Seymour sank a 3-pointer with 22 seconds to play, giving the Racers (11-10, 5-3 Ohio Valley Conference) a 73-71 edge and they held on for the win. Seymour finished with 12 points for the Racers. Wayne Langston...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Beane scores 22, Southern Illinois tops Murray State, 88-73

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Anthony Beane scored 22 points and Leo Vincent added another 17 off the bench as Southern Illinois pulled away from Murray State in the second half to post an 88-73 nonconference win Friday night. Beane hit 7 of 18 shots, including 3 of 8 from long range, and the Salukis shot 54 percent from the field, knocking down 28 of 52 shots from the field, including 7 of...
Via Associated Press
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Reslient Humphries ready to lead Murray St. into OVC play

There were times during the 2013 season when KD Humphries thought about leaving Murray State to play at another school. Two years later, there's no place the junior would rather be. One of the most promising quarterbacks in the FCS, Humphries leads the Racers (1-2) into Saturday's Ohio Valley Conference opener against visiting Tennessee Tech more confident than ever. "The biggest...
Via Associated Press
September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Murray State guard excited to be in 2K16

For any ten to fifteen-year-old kid (gender neutrality is awesome) one of the best, or worst depends on how you look at it, things to do is to spend hours creating a player in Madden to do two things: A) Resemble your real-life self in the best way possible, besides having overly defined biceps, and B) Terrorize your buddies when you put ALL his state up to 99 on everything, including...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Murray State names Matt McMahon new head coach

Calling the last 48-hours in the Murray State coaching world a “roller-coaster” is a bit of an understatement. Jeff Goodman of ESPN first reported Tuesday afternoon that the school plans to name Matt McMahon their new head coach. The reports come just a day after former head coach Steve Prohm announced that he was leaving to coach at Iowa State. What’s even more whirlwind...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Murray State targeting assistants to replace Steve Prohm

Now that former head coach Steve Prohm has taken the Iowa State job, Murray State needs to find his successor. According to CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein, the university has two candidates in mind: assistant coach William Small and former assistant Matt McMahon. Murray State targeting two candidates to replace Steve Prohm: asst. William Small and fmr asst. Matt McMahon, sources told...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

PF Brion Sanchious Commits to Murray State

Florida power forward Brion Sanchious, of Northeast High School, has committed to and signed with Murray State. Alex Kline of The Recruit Scoop reported the story. 2015 Northeast (FL) PF Brion Sanchious has committed to, and signed with, Murray State. — Alex Kline (@TheRecruitScoop) May 6, 2015 Sanchious, who stands 6’9″, 219 pounds, will join and make even stronger a Racers...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Murray State's Cameron Payne, OVC player of year, to enter NBA draft

MURRAY, Ky. -- Murray State sophomore guard Cameron Payne will forego his final two seasons to enter the NBA draft. The Memphis native earned honorable mention for The Associated Press All-American team after leading the Ohio Valley Conference in scoring at 20.2 points per game last season. Payne ranked 13th nationally in scoring and assists (6.0 per game). Payne was voted OVC Player...
Via Associated Press
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Old Dominion’s Crazy NIT Buzzer-Beater Adds To Murray State’s Misery (Video)

One of March’s maddest moments came from the NIT of all places. Old Dominion is moving on to the NIT semifinals after a thrilling 72-69 win over Murray State. The game was exciting from beginning to end, but it’s the finish that has to be seen to believe. With just seconds to play and having to inbound from underneath its own basket, Old Dominion looked like it was going to have...
Via NESN.com
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Murray State should be blowing bubbles

The next 48 hours will be filled with “bubble talk” by NCAA college football fans and would be bracketologists. “Last four in” “first four out” will be popular terms as the merits of the final teams are debated by the…Read more →
Via A Jersey Guy
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Try This Murray State Solution: Settle It On the Court

I love March Madness. There’s nothing like watching teams from small conferences battle it out for the opportunity to earn a spot on the big stage. However, I’m not suggesting that the process is perfect. Every year, it seems there’s a No. 1 seed that gets upset in the conference tournament and misses out on a chance to play in the Big Dance. It could happen again this spring...
Via The Student Section
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Solving the Conference Tournament Conundrum

Belmont and Murray State staged the best game of the entire season Saturday night in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament final. Unfortunately, the wrong team won. Murray State had a perfect record of 16-0 in conference play this season. Yet, CBS will probably be showing America a room full of dejected Racers next Sunday when the NCAA tournament field is announced. Them’s the...
Via The Student Section
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

An Ohio Valley Upset Creates a Not-So-Great Debate For Murray State

The first automatic bid to the 2015 NCAA Tournament was handed out on Saturday night in Nashville, Tennessee. The way in which the Belmont Bruins earned their way into the field of 68 could not have been more dramatic. Belmont and its opponent, the Murray State Racers, basically traded basketball haymakers for 40 minutes. The two teams either tossed in one outrageously long three...
Via The Student Section
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

John Lollar of Murray State has highest leg kick in the history of leg kicks (VIDEO)

@JDrumUK Murray State pitcher John Lollar has the highest leg kick in the history of baseball on any planet.  It’s science.  He doesn’t have any tendons or ligaments and his body is composed of 40% elastic.  Fine, that’s a lie.  40% elastic? You bought that? Seriously, watch this leg kick and then try to replicate it.  Warning: have plenty of ice and an orthopedic surgeon...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Murray State Pitcher Has One Of Most Insane Leg Kicks Ever Seen (Photo)

John Lollar is more flexible than you. Lollar is a pitcher for the Murray State baseball team, and he’s ascended to relative baseball Internet fame thanks to what he’s able to do with his left leg, specifically during his windup. Jeff Drummond was able to capture Lollar’s crazy windup on film, and it should put yoga instructors (not to mention Orlando Hernandez) to shame. Lollar’s...
Via NESN.com
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Murray State Brandon Wicks NFL Draft Breakdown

Brandon Wicks (Murray, Ky.) earned second-team honors after leading the team in tackles for the third time in his career. Wicks led the OVC with 60 solo tackles and was tied for third with 98 total stops. He also added two interceptions, three forced fumbles and a fumble recovery. He registered four double-digit tackle games, including 10 solo stops in the victory over Jacksonvill...
Via College2Pro.com
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Southern Illinois HC Barry Hinson Had An Incredible Postgame Rant Last Night

Last night, Southern Illinois lost to Murray State 73-65, dropping the Salukis’ record to 2-8 on the season. Naturally, head coach Barry Hinson is not pleased with the current performance of his team, and he has finally had enough — last night he absolutely blew up in postgame press conference. His references are just pure comedy gold — he explodes about how awful his team...
Via College Spun
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft Prospect Darian Yahyavi Murray State

In 2013, Darian Yahyavi appeared in all of the Murray States games, making 12 starts, and finished the season with 45 tackles, 33 solo. Last year against Florida State Yahyavi recorded season-high eight tackles and recovered a fumble. Prior to Murray State, Yahyavi played his sophomore season for head coach Mark McElroy at Saddleback Community College and earned Second-Team All-Na...
Via College2Pro.com
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft Prospect Murray State Darian Yahyavi

New Football Internet Radio with Players Platform Show on BlogTalkRadio In 2013, Darian Yahyavi appeared in all of the Murray States games, making 12 starts, and finished the season with 4...
Via College2Pro.com
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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